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Film and Reality: Mexico City, Mexico

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  Mexico City is a city on the brink. A new power player in media, the Mexican capital plays host to Mexican, America and European film crews hoping to capture its vibrant beauty and rich history. Tour the city’s distinct neighborhoods with Enrique Ramirez for glimpses of Mexican cinema’s past, and its future. Stop by the offices of Canana Film, ... Read More »

An Imaginary South: Southern USA

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The American South is deeply tied-up in mythology. While onscreen it’s immortalized in classics like Gone With The Wind — a film shot in California and starring a British actress — the real South is as complex as the wide variety of films that have tried to capture it. Join Meakin Armstrong as he travels the South from Atlanta and ... Read More »

The Manhattan Project: New York City, USA

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  New York has inspired, awed and even disgusted many an artist. With it’s distinct neighborhoods, colorful history and ever-changing face, the city has had a long love affair with the camera. Nisha Gopalan traces the city’s cinematic cameos from Manhattan’s bohemian downtown haunts from Desperately Seeking Susan, through Taxi Driver’s Times Square and to the glitzy uptown world Breakfast ... Read More »

Haunting and Beautiful: San Francisco, USA

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  Maybe it’s the topography, or maybe it’s the climate, but whatever the reason, San Francisco is easy on the camera. Join Liz Brown for a whirlwind tour of San Francisco’s celluloid face — from Vertigo and the Maltese Falcon to Dirty Harry and The Pursuit of Happyness. Visit scenes from the hard-boiled films from the 1940s to the 1960s, ... Read More »

Museyon. Coming in June to Bookstores Near You

Hey, blogs are fun but you want our book. Yes you do (just keep staring into this blog… that’s right… you’re getting sleepy…). Museyon: Film + Travel comes in three volumes and covers the whole world. The trilogy drops June 5, 2009. Just in time to plan your summer film pilgrimage to Europe, Asia, Africa … or maybe just around ... Read More »

Introducing Museyon: Film + Travel

English words for lazy travelers, and conversely, for intrepid ones, are kinda scary. You ever wonder what other countries call “tourist traps”? How about this whole thing Americans have about “going off the beaten path,” and seeing the “real” (read: unknown) New York, Argentina, Montreal? And while we’re pretty much identical, Canadians are a whole other matter—they want to see ... Read More »

Introducing…

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Museyon Guides Our thirst for knowledge and interest in other places and peoples often takes us into uncharted territory. The Museion, built in ancient Alexandria, Egypt, was an institute founded to expand our knowledge and dedicated to the Muses the sister goddesses of art, poetry, literature, philosophy and music. The Museyon Guides were created as an expression of that same ... Read More »

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